Salary: $36-$38,000 plus benefits including paid time off, discretionary bonus, retirement and flexible scheduling.
Purpose: The purpose of the position is to develop, manage and coordinate entry to mid-level fundraising activities for JDCF. The Development Coordinator, under the direction of the Associate Director, has numerous responsibilities related to organizational fundraising. They are the point person for planning and executing mid-level fundraising events, developing and mailing membership renewals, and creating segmented annual appeal requests. They generate e-mail lists to contact groups of supporters and volunteers for fundraising events. The Development Coordinator also ensures that charitable gifts to the nonprofit are correct and creates reports that are kept in a fundraising database and presented to funders as requested.
The Development Coordinator must have strong leadership skills to manage volunteers and successfully run events. Organization skills are also a big must, as the Development Coordinator often handles many unique tasks at once. Additionally, they must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher. The Development Coordinator will maintain the fundraising database and keep track of other documents.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage all annual giving programs and budget
Membership database entry and management
Capital campaign assistance
Coordinate/assist with organizing and implementing special events for donors and partners
Develop and test direct mail campaigns/social media campaigns
Assist with filing and keeping calendars/schedules
Assist with assembling and processing mass mailings
Manage volunteers in the development department
Some nights and weekend work is required
Other administrative and support tasks as assigned
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office software products and donor management software
Demonstrated skills and experience in writing; experience in creating press releases, case statements, grants and fundraising letters is preferred
Good organizational skills; ability to organize others
1-3 years of experience in non-profit fundraising world
Additional Salary Information: Benefits including paid time off, discretionary bonus, retirement and flexible scheduling.
About Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation
The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation works to preserve land for the lasting well-being of people and wildlife.